The French talent has already shown great pace in Baku, finishing the last free practice in front, so of course He waited with great anticipation for the trial on Saturday afternoon.
Gasly was not disappointed, Obtained the fourth starting cube, just 3 tenths behind Charles Leclerc, who started.
“I’ll be honest, it was a very nice day! After completing the third free practice in the lead, I was so excited to wait for the timer,” said the young pilot.
“The pace was clearly there, and we felt strong. We pushed all weekend and really managed to feel the drive here in Baku. I am very happy with our timing performance and I think we are still in a position to fight ourselves forward. But this fourth place is great and there was a bit of a lag Very much compared to first grade.”
“The whole team has done a great job and I think we can be proud of the progress we have made. I tried to build in every round, from practice to practice, I tried to push the boundaries, and I think he worked this weekend.”
“It put everything together really well in the third quarter as well, and now we can expect the competition from a very strong position. Yuki’s day didn’t end the way we planned, but she has done very well so far, worked hard to build her pace, and was able to get into the third quarter for her first Once, which you can be very happy with!
Gasly’s teammate Yuki Tsunoda finished eighth on time, but at the end of it They smashed his car. AlphaTauri rider after the penalty for Lando Norris You will be able to start from the seventh position.
“My feelings are mixed, I made a lot of progress here in Azerbaijan over the weekend, which is really positive, and for the first time I was able to enter the third quarter as well,” said the Japanese talent.
“We had the ability to start the race from a better place, but I pushed too hard and it didn’t pay off this time. So obviously I am disappointed and I want to apologize to the team.”
“It’s easier to overtake here than in Monaco, so with a good rubber strategy we can still have a great race.”